Tag Archives: Discern

Right Standing

Based in part on 1 Peter 12: Right Standing by Michael Doyle Father, God in Jesus’ name I have been made without blame Though your crucifixion Rising above my afflictions Thanks to your grace I am held in your loving … Continue reading

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As Sinners Saved By Grace

Based in part on the Book of Matthew: As Sinners Saved By Grace by Michael Romani Let there be no kind of mistake We must move beyond heartbreak For the good of God’s and our sake To give as much … Continue reading

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Kindness Over Sin

Force never brings love into this world.  Eloquence can be stunning and yet is no proof of conviction.   So, what’s the answer?  Maybe… Kindness Over Sin by Michael Romani Not so much serendipity As it is mere Christianity To … Continue reading

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Casted Cares

A short devotional poem based on a short pier side devotional attended last night with Desiree: Casted Cares by Michael Romani Elijah spent his time of testing Spent in the crucible never resting Time spent alone where he confides Talking … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Aim of Every Constitution Ought Be To Obtain Rule By Those Possessing the Discernment To Pursue Society’s Common Good

“The aim of every political constitution is, or ought to be, first to obtain for rulers men who possess most wisdom to discern, and most virtue to pursue, the common good of the society.” – James Madison (1788)    

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Bestest Friend

I was watching a bit heralding the advent of computers and all that has happened in so short a time.   It’s true and it’s fascinating.  But how long do you think it took me to think of the flipside?  … Continue reading

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There’s the Deep of That

Common culture often sees child’s play as an expression of something basic.  Modern psychology suggests that it is otherwise.  I am inclined to agree. There’s the Deep of That by Michael Romani There is as it seems A world that … Continue reading

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Twelve Hands of Humility

In a spirit of gratitude toward all the good that surrounds my life with grace, poem #8 for this season: Twelve Hands of Humility by Michael Romani There are 12 hands on the clock of humility Each having its own … Continue reading

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Standard of Gold

There are a lot of reasons to have gratitude toward things learned and passed on through the generations and a lot to be learned and then go on to grow into our own future.  This is a sixth poem in … Continue reading

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In the Tall Grass

Halloween Poem #28 In the Tall Grass by Michael Romani It’s there in the tall grass Out in the muck and mire That tall, tall grass That feeds on your desire Never letting you pass Out there in the tall, … Continue reading

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